The Junk Drawer Project Show and Tell

We all have at least one, squarish sanctuary within our cabinet space that continues to hold our frivolous keepsakes, our treasured flotsam—or, in others’ eyes—our inherent, incorrigible junk. But what does our stash of odds and ends say about ourselves? Erin Thompson, Knock Knock’s manufacturing coordinator, examines this correlation on her site, The Junk Drawer Project. Her blog documents submitters’ . . .

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5 Ways to Procrastinate with Purpose in the Office A List for Self-Improvement Month

September is National Self-Improvement Month, and while we’re not expertly equipped to tell you exactly how you can improve your own specific habits (although, we do have a book to assist you in that realm), we can help you fine-tune one suboptimal routine we all embrace—procrastination. After all, Knock Knock was founded by a productive procrastinator. And we did procrastinate . . .

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20 Fake Swear Words You Should Definitely Start Using Your (Faux) Curse Words Make Us So Proud

After we posted our “I can’t swear with these freaking kids around—what should I say instead?” flowchart from Inconsequential Dilemmas on FB yesterday (see a screen shot of it below), we received a flurry of responses. So we posed this question: What’re your favorite fake-swear words that you use daily? And the results lead us to believe you all like . . .

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A List of Celebs’ Phobias Famous Fears

Our Phobophobia book depicts eccentric fears, such as, arachibutyrophobia: the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth. Scary, right?   Did you know that some of our favorite celebrities have bizarre fears of their own? Check out these famous phobias: 1. Aretha Franklin: Flying (aviophobia) (Source: Times Magazine. Photo by Personeelsnet.) 2. Johnny Depp: Clowns (coulrophobia) (Source: San Francisco . . .

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In Novel Fashion Flotsam and Jetsam

New York Fashion Week is here and while we aren’t fashionistas in the slightest bit (FYI, the word “fashionistas” makes us cringe), we do appreciate and can’t deny the creativity that radiates from the runway. We do, however, love all things books. And when fashion meets books—well, we’re in. For example: recycled book purses.   Here are five other fashionable . . .

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